Local recruitment: Project Officer

Government of New South Wales

New South Wales, Australia 🇦🇺

Organisation / Entity:Water
Job category:Projects
Job location:Statewide
Job reference number:527921
Work type:Full-Time
Total remuneration package:Clerk Grade 7/8
Closing date:16/04/2023 – 11:55 PM

Do you want your work to make a difference for NSW?

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies.

  • Play a crucial role in supporting Grant management for key programs
  • Temporary full-time opportunity until 30 June 2024, NSW locations negotiable
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $101,947 to $112,849 plus super and leave loading

Our Grant Management team is currently seeking to appoint Project Officers to assist in the delivery of a range of grant funding programs.  In this role you will undertake project management and support activities to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of projects supporting local water utility infrastructure projects.

About You

As a Project Officer you will build and maintain relationships with agencies and stakeholders. You will require strong relationship management skills, along with exceptional written and verbal communication skills. In this role, you will:

  • Contribute to the delivery of grant funding programs by following program governance and risk frameworks, performance measures, reporting standards, assessment tools and systems to ensure effective governance of the program from inception to completion
  • Provide a range of project management and support services including preparation of reports and briefs, coordinating resources, maintaining project and grant documentation and implementing and monitoring project plans, to ensure grant funding  outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards and within agreed scope, in line with established best practice grants management.
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation for reporting, monitoring, budgeting and evaluation purposes to ensure accessibility of quality information and contribute to the achievement of project outcomes, and support effective decision making.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a dedicated team and facilitate the coordination and delivery of regional water infrastructure grant programs. We also offer career development and advancement opportunities.

For more information read the full Role Description: Project Officer

For more information hit Apply to visit the iworkfor.nsw.gov.au website.

About Us

The Department of Planning and Environment’s (DPE) vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

In our inclusive and accessible workplace, differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging. DPE supports various employee affinity groups, practice flexible working, offer job share and workplace adjustments. We are committed to the Premier’s Priorities and welcome applications from all.

To Apply

If excited by the information above, we look forward to receiving your application, including a copy of your resume and cover letter expressing your interest and suitability for the role.

DPE strongly recommends all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.

Applications close Sunday 16 April 2023 at 11:55PM.

Should you require further information about the role please contact Carla Antunes via Carla.Antunes@planning.nsw.gov.au

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities of the same role or role type that may become available over the next 18 months.

Looking for more information or assistance in applying?

Our Diversity team can assist to:

  • provide alternative formats to apply
  • make adjustments to the recruitment process
  • offer information about workplace adjustments and support networks

We encourage people with disability to apply. If you have disability and require more information on adjustments and assistance to apply, contact the Diversity team on Diversity@DPIE.nsw.gov.au  (please include reference number).

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander check out Our Mob on Country https://www.dpie.nsw.gov.au/premiers-priorities/our-mob-on-country to see the work we do and get assistance in applying.




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development